The Top 6 Reasons to Choose Composite Utility Poles

We previously introduced our new composite utility poles and their key components. But, what are some of the reasons to choose FRP utility poles over a more traditional material like wood or steel? Here, seek we’ll take a look at just a few of the reasons to choose FRP utility poles. Safety: high dielectric strength Under.. read more →

New Product: Composite Utility Poles

Transmission Innovations has been a leader in bringing FRP products to the electrical industry. As the leading supplier of patent-protected FRP cross arms and cross braces, we’ve now added composite utility poles to our product line. In this post, we’ll introduce some of the key components of these new composite utility poles. Advanced UV Protection.. read more →

Utility Technology Leaders: Who’s Using Composites?

Composite materials, such as Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), are steadily gaining acceptance throughout the utility industry. This can be seen in the wide range of electrical utilities adopting composite cross arms and transmission poles as an economically- and environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional materials like wood and steel. This post will have a look at just.. read more →

6 Reasons to Try FRP Cross Arms

In an industry with vast infrastructure that is meant to last a quarter century or more, changes don’t happen overnight when a new technology comes along. At this point you are probably aware of FRP as an alternative to traditional cross arm materials like wood or steel. But, why should you start using FRP cross.. read more →

How to Think Green in the Construction and Maintenance of Transmission Lines

Both private sector and public electrical utility companies are making strides in going green, including in the construction and maintenance of high voltage transmission lines. Why go green? Some reasons are practical, like the need for new materials as the supply of high quality timber becomes more limited; while other reasons take into account preserving.. read more →

What is Composite?

Composite materials are made from two or more constituent materials with different physical or chemical properties which when combined form a material with characteristics different from the individual components. The individual components remain separate and distinct within the finished structure, resulting in a finished product that is stronger, lighter or less expensive than traditional materials… read more →